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Nevada town embraces environmental group who bought ranch
 

The Nature Conservancy closed on its latest acquisition Wednesday: a working, 900-acre cattle ranch at the headwaters of the Amargosa River that could one day become a living laboratory for the coexistence of conservation and commerce.

Sgt. Downing welcomed home to Tonopah

Friends, colleagues and others cheered, clapped, while some had tears in their eyes, as Nye County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Duane Downing stepped through an entrance into a meeting space inside the Tonopah Convention Center this month. Downing returned home after spending nearly seven months recovering from critical injuries he’d sustained in the line of duty.

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Red Rock visitors see little effect from government shutdown

The usual happenings in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area carried on Saturday despite a partial government shutdown now expected to drag into Christmas.

Nevada man ID’d in fatal Highway 160 crash

A man who died Thursday in a two-car crash in the south Las Vegas Valley was identified Friday by the Clark County coroner’s office.

Pahrump aglow with Christmas spirit

Some area residents in Pahrump are displaying their Christmas cheer with bright and colorful light assortments and some special characters.

 
New robotics competition season gets underway in Pahrump

Several youth from Pahrump and other areas in Southern Nevada met for the first meet-play event of the 2018 season of the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech Challenge program—where children, ages 12-18, learn how to design, build and program robots, among other things. The program also includes a competition between teams across Nevada, which could lead to local youth entering a world championship.

NDOT seeking public comment on I-11

The Nevada Department of Transportation is looking to gain public input for the northern portion of the future path of Interstate 11.

Nye County resident joins TravelNevada team

An employee for the Nye County seat of Tonopah has taken a new position with the Nevada Division of Tourism, more commonly known as TravelNevada. The agency also announced the promotion of a current employee in a news release.

Neo-Nazi group conducts weapons training near Death Valley

Several members of what some organizations have defined as a hate group, which may be linked to several murders across the country, reportedly traveled to the Nevada desert, near Death Valley, earlier this year.

Pahrump Valley Winery starting $1M expansion

A Pahrump business is undertaking a major expansion as part of a business expansion valued at more than $1 million.

Heat continues to build in Pahrump region

Residents of Southern Nevada can expect higher than average temperatures into next week.

New robotics competition season gets underway in Pahrump

Several youth from Pahrump and other areas in Southern Nevada met for the first meet-play event of the 2018 season of the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech Challenge program—where children, ages 12-18, learn how to design, build and program robots, among other things. The program also includes a competition between teams across Nevada, which could lead to local youth entering a world championship.